For someone unacquainted with MCU or comics, WandaVision, or not less than its first three episodes, seem like a parody of yesteryear American sitcoms with an aura surrounding it. And that truth alone speaks volumes about how far MCU has come.
Thanks to the unimaginable success Marvel Studios has had with its model during the last twelve years, Kevin Feige and different creatives which might be in cost really feel comfy sufficient to push boundaries additional as a substitute of doing the identical hero’s journey over and over.
And thus you get movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Thor: Ragnarok, which might be a minimize above the remainder of superhero cinema. But WandaVision blows all the things else out of the water.
We are solely a couple of episodes in and it is clear that WandaVision is not solely an clever TV present that might have stood by itself ft if it had no MCU connection (which might be stated for only a few MCU movies), it additionally satisfies hardcore followers of the universe as a result of a number of Easter eggs and refined nods that trace as to what precisely is happening.
Earlier described as “half classic sitcom, half MCU spectacular”, WandaVision is a paean to traditional sitcoms like I Love Lucy and The Dick Van Dyke Show. Created by Jac Schaeffer, it has Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) residing idyllic lives in a classic-comedy-show actuality. They slowly however regularly start to grasp the tenuous nature of their world.
WandaVision is extraordinarily entertaining. It is a well-made, brilliantly written and acted present that goes all that method by way of its settings. For occasion, era-appropriateness is not restricted to garments and hairdos, however extends to humour and visible results.
WandaVision is revolutionary as properly. It is doubtless going to encourage different writers to attempt to do one thing that is not run-of-the-mill. This present presents the just about limitless potential of the MCU, particularly when X-Men and Fantastic Four are going to return underneath the MCU umbrella.
Comics are the place bizarre stuff truly occurs, and since Marvel Studios now owns the rights to each Marvel character besides Spider-Man and supporting characters, the execs now have the liberty to choose and select distinctive storylines to create probably the most distinctive superhero TV reveals and films ever made.
Thanks to WandaVision, MCU is now greater, extra great and more odd.